HOTLINE: Jo Smith resigns from Grey Worldwide London

Jo Smith has resigned as the new-business director of Grey Worldwide London. Her decision comes less than a month after she led a challenge to the agency's redundancy procedure. Garry Lace, Grey's chief executive, said: "Jo has decided she wants to do something different with her life. We are currently agreeing a leaving date with her." Up to 50 redundancies are planned at Grey.